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Helmhotz Pioneer Campus (HPC)

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Tenure Track Professor – Colorado School of Mines

Position Title:

Tenured or Tenure Track Faculty Position

Job Description:

Applicants must hold a PhD in Chemistry or a closely-related field. Applicants for a tenured position should have an established record of research, teaching, mentorship and outreach whereas junior (non-tenured, tenure-track) applicants must demonstrate outstanding potential to establish an internationally renowned, collaborative, well-funded research program, as well as the potential for becoming an excellent teacher and mentor.

We seek candidates excited to share in our mission to address the challenges of creating a sustainable global society by educating the next generation of engineers and leaders, and by expanding the frontiers of knowledge through research. We are especially interested in candidates with a passion to advance the University’s commitment to diversity.

Diversity Commitment:

Mines is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and recognizes that diversity is crucial to its pursuit of excellence in education and research. Mines is committed to developing students, faculty, and staff that have differing perspectives, backgrounds, talents, and needs. As such, Mines will give special consideration to minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and who possess a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

About Mines and the Chemistry Department:

The Colorado School of Mines is located in picturesque Golden, in the foothills of the Rockies, 15 miles west of Denver and 20 miles south of Boulder. From its inception, the Chemistry Department has focused on education and basic and applied research that addresses problems of national interest. We maintain a high-quality, well-funded research program (~$7.5 million in annual research awards) with strong participation from students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Approximately 60 graduate students and postdoctoral scholars study within a broad research portfolio, including major tracks in biochemistry and environmental chemistry.

The Chemistry faculty tend to work collaboratively and successful candidates are expected to interact with multiple researchers in the department and across the Mines campus.  The Chemistry department has strengths in multiple areas including materials, environmental chemistry, biochemistry, and nuclear chemistry.  The department faculty collaborate extensively with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, located minutes from Mines, as well as several other regional federal laboratories involved in energy research and development. Centers, such as Mines Polymers and Complex Fluids (MPAC) and Nuclear Science & Engineering (NUSEC), and interdisciplinary programs, such as Materials Science, Geochemistry, Quantitative Bioscience and Engineering and Nuclear Science & Engineering, facilitate cross disciplinary interactions.  For more information about the Chemistry Department please visit http://chemistry.mines.edu

How to Apply:

Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, names and contact information for three professional references from whom letters may be subsequently requested, veterans status) and upload the following: 1) a cover letter stating area of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statement of research; 4) statement of teaching philosophy; 5) a 1-page statement on contributions to diversity and inclusion, describing your past experiences and proposed activities to advance access, inclusion and diversity at Mines. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Early responses are encouraged but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Review of applications will begin on September 24.

Inquiries regarding this position should be directed to the search co-chairs Jenifer Shafer (jshafer@mines.edu) and Brian Trewyn (btrewyn@mines.edu).

Total Rewards:

Starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. Mines provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health and dental insurance. Part of Mines’ mission is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our dependent tuition benefits, parental leave benefits, and dependent care assistance plan, as well as in special events, camps, and programming. For more information visit: family.mines.edu

Background Investigation Required:

Yes

 

September Seminars

Department Colloquia

Professor Robert Pomeroy

University of California, San Diego


Wed, September 05, 2018 at 11:00 AM

NSB Auditorium 1205

Title:


“Integrating Innovation Education Outreach and Diversity”

Hosted by:


Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

 


Department Colloquia

Professor Joel Yuen Zhou

University of California, San Diego


Tue, September 25, 2018 at 04:00 PM

NSB Auditorium 1205

Title:


“Chemistry of Molecules in Optical Cavities”

Hosted by:


Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

 


Department Colloquia

Professor Guy Bertrand

University of California, San Diego


Wed, September 26, 2018 at 03:00 PM

NSB Auditorium 1205

Title:


“Stable Carbenes and Related Species: From Laboratory Curiosities to Powerful Tools”

Hosted by:


Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

 


Department Colloquia

Professor Elizabeth Komives

University of California, San Diego


Thu, September 27, 2018 at 12:00 PM

NSB Auditorium 1205

Title:


“Biophysical Insights into Transcription Control Mechanisms”

Hosted by:


Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

 


Department Colloquia

Professor Brian Zid

University of California, San Diego


Mon, October 01, 2018 at 03:00 PM

Pacific Hall 4500

Title:


“mRNA Localization and the Control of Protein Synthesis Across Dynamic Cellular States”

Hosted by:


Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

 


Department Colloquia

Professor Kamil Godula

University of California, San Diego


Wed, October 03, 2018 at 03:00 PM

Pacific Hall 4500

Title:


“TBA”

Hosted by:


Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

 



For complete listing of seminars & thesis defenses,
visit https://chemistry.ucsd.edu/ext/seminars.html

University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093-0332

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Seminar Office: 858-534-3577

 

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